Books Recommended by Nassim Taleb
Why Confusing Illusion with Reality Can Lead to Disaster, on Wall Street and in Life
Source: "Convincingly establishes the difference between model and theory and shows why attempts to model financial markets can never be genuinely scientific." - Nassim Taleb
The Wisdom Paradox
How Your Mind Can Grow Stronger As Your Brain Grows Older
Source: "I am now spoiled; I need more essays by opinionated, original,and intellectual, contemporary scientists." - Nassim Taleb
The Status Syndrome
How Social Standing Affects Our Health and Longevity
Source: "Well written, humorous at times, and rigorous --it reads like a well-translated scientific paper." - Nassim Taleb
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